November 17, 2019 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

from meacsports: Toledo 112, Howard 68Northern Kentucky 82, Coppin State 70#4 Louisville 87, North Carolina Central 58  Toledo 112, Howard 68TOLEDO, OHIO – The Howard University Bison dropped game three of the Men Against Breast Cancer Invitational 112-68 on Sunday afternoon at John F. Savage Arena to the University of Toledo Rockets. “Toledo is a very good team, they are a team that will be playing in the NCAA tournament come March, all credit to them they did a wonderful job,” said first-year head coach Kenny Blakeney. “I think we (Howard)…

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MEAC Women’s Basketball November 17 Recap

From meacsports: Howard 92, Saint Peter’s 80UNC Greensboro 86, Maryland Eastern Shore 45Omaha 70, Morgan State 64 Howard 92, Saint Peter’s 80 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Howard secured their first home win of the season after running past Saint Peter’s 92-80 inside Burr Gymnasium. With the win, the Bison moved to .500 (2-2) on the young season, while the Peacocks dropped to 2-2. Five Bison scored in double figures, led by freshman forward Brooklyn Fort-Davis and veteran guard Sarah Edmond. The Chicago native recorded her first career double-double with 16 points and 13 boards…

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November 11, 2019 MEAC Basketball Recap

Courtesy of meacsports : Omaha 90, Bethune-Cookman 61North Carolina Central 73, USC Upstate 64South Dakota 85, Florida A&M 82 Omaha 90, Bethune-Cookman 61 OMAHA, Neb. – Joe French scored 19 points in Bethune-Cookman’s 90-61 setback to Nebraska-Omaha Monday night at Baxter Arena. The freshman from Orlando was 7-12 from the field, including 3-6 from behind the arc as he led the Wildcats (1-2) in scoring for the second time this season. Cletrell Pope was the other Wildcat in double figures with 12 points. He also had a team-high eight rebounds.…

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November 9 MEAC Basketball Recap

From meacsports : Temple 75, Morgan State 57Stephen F. Austin 94, North Carolina Central 64George Washington 76, Howard 62#13 Texas Tech 79, Bethune-Cookman 44 Temple 75, Morgan State 57 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Nate Pierre-Louis posted 19 points as Temple beat Morgan State 75-57 on Saturday. Quinton Rose had 16 points for Temple (2-0). Alani Moore II added 14 points. De’Vondre Perry had 12 points for the home team. Sherwyn Devonish-Prince Jr. had 12 points for the Bears (1-1). Isaiah Burke added 11 points. Stanley Davis had 10 points. Temple faces La Salle on the road next Saturday. Morgan State plays St. Francis…

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Jacksonville State edges Florida A&M 72-67

From FAMUAthletics: JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 9) – The FAMU Women’s Basketball team lost a heartbreaking 70-66 decision to Jacksonville State at the Pete Matthews Colisieum Saturday afternoon. FAMU (0-2) rode an 18-10 second quarter scoring flurry to take a 33-32 halftime lead, led by six points from Keziah Dilworth and four points from Alaina Rice. In the third period, the tide changed a bit as the Gamecocks (1-1) grabbed the lead for good, with a 22-12 scoring jag, vaulting in front, 54-45 with 10 minutes left. The Rattlers battled back…

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FAMU falls 65-52 in Outriggers Resort Rainbow Classic

From Florida A&M Sports Information : HONOLULU, Hawai’i | Kameron Reaves and Rod Melton, Jr. each recorded 11 points as the Florida A&M University men’s basketball team started slow, but finished strong in a 65-52 loss to Hawai’i  to open play in the 55th Annual Outriggers Resorts Rainbow Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center early Saturday morning. Florida A&M (0-2) could not get much going offensively in the first half as Hawai’i took advantage and led 32-12 at the half. The Rattlers finished strong down the stretch and will look to carry that…

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Second half powers USC to 77-48 win over Florida A&M

From Florida A&M Sports Information: LOS ANGELES | The Florida A&M University men’s basketball team trailed by one at the end of the first half, but could not slow down USC in a 77-48 loss to the Trojans to open the season on Tuesday night at the Galen Center. The Rattlers (0-1) trailed, 24-23, at the break, but the Trojans (1-0) outscored FAMU in the second half, 53-25. DJ Jones paced Florida A&M with 12 points, four rebounds and two steals. Bryce Moragne chipped in 11 points, four rebounds and two assists, while…

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Morehouse Men’s Basketball ranked no.25 in NABC Preseason Poll

Courtesy Morehouse Athletics : ATLANTA, Ga. – The Morehouse College basketball team will enter the 2019-20 season ranked as the No. 25 team in the country in the preseason poll release by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Tuesday. The Maroon Tigers finished the 2018-19 campaign with a 20-5 overall record and won the SIAC’s regular season title for the second consecutive year. Last season, MHC also earned the highest ranking in school history at No. 3 after starting the season 13-1. Morehouse returns last seasons Newcomer of the…

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Six in double figures leads FAMU over Edward Waters 90-74

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University men’s basketball team overcame a slow start as six Rattler players posted double figures in scoring in a 90-74 exhibition victory over Edward Waters College on Wednesday night at the Al Lawson Center. Rod Melton, Jr. registered a team-high 18 points, along with eight rebounds and two assists to pace the Rattlers. MJ Randolph chipped in 17 points, four boards, three assists and two steals. Evins Desir and DJ Jones each had a big night with double-doubles. Jones recorded a game-high…

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Lane’s Ash taken by South Bay Lakers in D-League’s first round

Courtesy of Lane College Athletics : Jackson, Tennessee (Saturday, October 26, 2019) – Lane College Alumni Kendarius Ash was drafted 26th in the first round of the 2019 NBA G-League Draft by the South Bay Lakers. The South Bay Lakers are a G-League affiliate of the Los Angeles Lakers. While at Lane College, Ash, led the Dragons to a Regular Season Championship, won the SIAC Defensive Player of the Year multiple times, and led the nation in rebounds.

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